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amrita

[uh m-ree-tuh] /əmˈri tə/
noun, Hindu Mythology
1.
the beverage of immortality.
2.
the immortality conferred by this beverage.
Also, amreeta.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Sanskrit, equivalent to a- not (see a-6) + mṛta dead (mṛ die + -ta verbid suffix); akin to Greek ámbrotos immortal
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British Dictionary definitions for amrita

amrita

/æmˈriːtə/
noun (Hindu myth)
1.
the ambrosia of the gods that bestows immortality
2.
the immortality it confers
Word Origin
from Sanskrit amrta immortal, from a- without + mrta death
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